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Med Princ Pract (2023) 32 (3): 192–199.
Published Online: 28 July 2023
... is unknown. Methodology: We conducted a retrospective analysis of 152 unselected patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) diagnosed between 2008 and 2022 at the Kuwait Cancer Control Center, which serves as the sole cancer center in Kuwait. The evaluation of the CLL-IPI was based on the assessment...
Med Princ Pract (2022) 31 (6): 562–569.
Published Online: 13 January 2023
... infections (UTIs) in children in Al-Amiri Hospital, Kuwait, over a 5-year period. Materials and Methods: Significant isolates from symptomatic pediatric patients with UTIs from January 2017 to December 2021 were identified by conventional methods and by the VITEK 2 identification card system. Antimicrobial...
Med Princ Pract (2022) 31 (5): 445–453.
Published Online: 25 August 2022
...Abdullah Alibrahim; Abdullah AlAjeel Background: Kuwait and countries in the Arabian Gulf region face an alarming prevalence of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) that strain their health systems and threaten their economies. To quantify a key dimension of the burden, we estimated the risk of hospital...
Med Princ Pract (2022) 31 (5): 486–492.
Published Online: 14 June 2022
...Hasan Ashkanani; Yasmeen AlDallal; Abdullah Almajran; Renu Gupta Objective: Despite the importance of radiology in the diagnosis and management of patients, studies suggest that medical graduates exhibit a minimal level of radiology knowledge. This study aimed to assess the satisfaction of Kuwait’s...
Med Princ Pract (2022) 31 (3): 284–292.
Published Online: 25 April 2022
..., information on its prevalence and incidence in Kuwait is lacking. This study reports the incidence of AML and patient demographics in the country from 2014 to 2020, based on the 2016 WHO classification of AML. Subjects and Methods: Data on patients with AML, including acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), were...
Ali AlSahow, Abdullah Al-Muhaiteeb, Hani Nawar, Bassam AlHelal, Anas AlYousef, Emad Abdallah, Ahmad AbuShall, Sameh Elmekawi, Basem Meshal, Ahmed AlQallaf, Heba AlRajab
Med Princ Pract (2022) 31 (2): 133–141.
Published Online: 12 January 2022
... to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Rituximab Lupus nephritis Minimal change disease Membranous nephropathy Kuwait Rituximab has been used as an alternative or add-on therapy...
Med Princ Pract (2022) 31 (3): 238–245.
Published Online: 28 December 2021
... or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Quality of life Type 2 diabetes Kuwait Public health...
Abdullah Al-Taiar, Nawal Alqaoud, Reem Sharaf Alddin, Faheema Alanezi, Monica Subhakaran, Anne Dumadag, Ahmed N. Albatineh
Med Princ Pract (2021) 30 (6): 515–521.
Published Online: 19 July 2021
... in Kuwait. Subjects and Methods: The Kuwait Nutrition Surveillance System objectively measured the height of 172,573 schoolchildren (5–19 years) over a 13-year period (2007–2019). Data on gender and date of birth were extracted from school records. Stunting was defined as height 2 standard deviations (SD...
Med Princ Pract (2021) 30 (3): 277–284.
Published Online: 16 February 2021
...Eiman Mokaddas; Suhail Ahmad; Hanaa Eldeen Objective: This study evaluated the performance of GeneXpert MTB/RIF (Xpert) and ProbeTec ET (PTec-ET) assays in diagnosing extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) in Kuwait. Materials and Methods: We tested nonrespiratory clinical specimens ( n = 3,995...
Med Princ Pract (2021) 30 (1): 80–84.
Published Online: 14 September 2020
... and characterization of a C. nivariensis isolate cultured from the tracheal aspirate obtained from a young man in Kuwait. Materials and Methods: The yeast isolate was initially tested by VITEK 2 followed by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) and multiplex PCR...
Med Princ Pract (2020) 29 (4): 310–317.
Published Online: 27 September 2019
...Mona AlKhabbaz; Abdullah Al-Taiar; Marwa Saeed; Reem Al-Sabah; Ahmed N. Albatineh Objectives: The prevalence of acne vulgaris (AV) among adolescents in Kuwait has remained mostly unknown. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of AV and its predictors among adolescents in Kuwait. Subjects...
Med Princ Pract (2019) 28 (5): 470–476.
Published Online: 16 April 2019
... in Kuwait. This study assesses the knowledge, awareness, and attitudes about HIV/AIDS among senior high school students in Kuwait. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted in a convenience sample of 346 students in 8 randomly selected high schools in 3 governorates of Kuwait, using...
Med Princ Pract (2019) 28 (4): 315–323.
Published Online: 15 March 2019
... aims to identify changes in trends in the medical field in terms of gender in the last decade in Kuwait. Methods: A case study was conducted, in which data on leadership positions in Kuwait’s government hospitals were obtained from hospital registries. Demographic data about female to male physicians...
Med Princ Pract (2020) 29 (1): 39–45.
Published Online: 15 March 2019
... algorithm that resolves both phase and allelic ambiguity. The Kuwaiti population was compared with other populations from the US National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), by running a principal component analysis (PCA) on the relevant haplotype frequencies. Results: The most common HLA class I alleles in Kuwait...
Med Princ Pract (2019) 28 (2): 158–166.
Published Online: 02 December 2018
...Naser M. Alotaibi; Fahad S. Manee; Lisa J. Murphy; Mehdi Rassafiani Objectives: In Kuwait, knowledge and attitudes of the health care teams toward occupational therapy practice (OTP) have not been investigated. This current study sought to explore the knowledge about and attitudes...
Ahmad Al-Serri, Suzanne A. Al-Bustan, Maisa Kamkar, Daisy Thomas, Osama Alsmadi, Rabeah Al-Temaimi, Olusegun A. Mojiminiyi, Nabila A. Abdella
Med Princ Pract (2018) 27 (2): 145–151.
Published Online: 23 January 2018
... of the most obese populations worldwide. Subjects and Methods: Genotypic data for FTO rs9939609 were available for 1,034 unrelated Kuwaiti adults obtained from Kuwait’s Dasman Diabetes Institute and Kuwait University. The association between the FTO polymorphism with BMI as continuous and categorical (normal...
Med Princ Pract (2018) 27 (4): 337–342.
Published Online: 04 January 2018
... event data of 10,751 chronic hemodialysis patients collected from March 2013 to February 2016 at an outpatient dialysis unit in Kuwait were reviewed. The dialysis events studied were: intravenous (IV) antimicrobial use, a positive blood culture, and signs of inflammation at the vascular access site...
Med Princ Pract (2017) 26 (5): 438–446.
Published Online: 20 September 2017
... areas to advance the community pharmacy practice in Kuwait. email@example.com Table 2 Respondents' patterns for visiting community pharmacies and their perceptions about community pharmacists Table 3 Respondents' confidence and trust in community pharmacists Table 4...
Med Princ Pract (2017) 26 (3): 229–234.
Published Online: 22 February 2017
...Fatima Ali Objectives: To conduct a survey on self-reported food allergy to milk, egg, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, wheat, and sesame, as well as reported food-related anaphylaxis and epinephrine prescription practices among Kuwaiti students attending Kuwait University. Subjects and Methods...
Subject Area:Topic Article Package: Diabetes , Topic Article Package: Diabetes 2017 , General Medicine
Med Princ Pract (2017) 26 (3): 273–279.
Published Online: 18 January 2017
... provision of diabetes-related services. Subjects and Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted on a sample of 198 pharmacists working in primary and secondary health care settings in one health region of Kuwait using a pretested self-administered questionnaire. Descriptive statistics...